apple of my eye
One's favorite person; the one you love most.
In Old English, the pupil of the eye (the round, dark center) was called the 'apple'. It was thought that the pupil was a round object much like an apple (a piece of fruit). When you look at someone, their reflection appears in your pupil. So if someone is the 'apple of your eye', he or she is someone that you look at a lot and enjoy seeing. (Urban Dictionary)
„Racheal was the apple of our eye, especially mine since it didn’t look like I would ever have kids of my own.”